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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 6:20:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 23' North, Longitude: 93° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.53 meters/second, 1668.7 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.88 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.87 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.1"5.20 miWest0° 23' 29.9"26.91 miNorth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 19' South, Longitude: 146° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.42 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.27 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.7"976.08 miWest0° 09' 08.5"10.47 miNorth976.41 mi
24 hours13° 12' 48.2"892.96 miEast3° 59' 04.6"273.86 miNorth939.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:20 PM574 km357 miles310 nmSoutheast SE
San SalvadorWed 12:20 PM1342 km834 miles724 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseWed 12:20 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 12:20 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaWed 12:20 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 12:20 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaWed 12:20 PM1473 km916 miles796 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilWed 1:20 PM1607 km999 miles868 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:20 PM1703 km1058 miles920 nmEast E
PanamaWed 1:20 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmEast-northeast ENE

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